Learn how to throw lethal playing cards

BY Marshall Brain / POSTED April 5, 2010
Hammerbrook - City can this really be true?
submit to reddit
SHARE WITH YOUR FRIENDS

If you watch the following video, you will be able to see one of the world’s leading card-throwing experts practicing his craft. With a business card and a flick of his wrist he can pop balloons, extinguish candles, hit targets, etc.:

Around the 50-second point, you will also see him impale a tomato with a business card. This is where the lethality comes in. The art of deadly card throwing was first popularized (as far as I know) by a performer named Gallagher, who could dismantle a watermelon with playing cards. In the following video you can see Rick Smith, the world record holder for card throwing distance, showing how to dismantle a banana around 2:00:

Around 3:15, Rick Smith demonstrates his technique very quickly. If you would like to learn to throw lethal playing cards yourself, the following video goes into more detail:

How to throw cards fast and effectively !!!!!

See also:

If you need a source of cheap playing cards, check out the dollar store – two decks for a buck.

One level up from card throwing is knife throwing:
- the fastest knife thrower in the world
- How to throw knives

[[[Jump to previous How To - How to blow your money if you are super-wealthy]]]

Tagged , , , , ,

you might also like

Comments
Advertisement